Mike Pompeo


Pompeo on Biden’s Syria Airstrikes: “I Hope They Really Went After Something That Threatened the United States of America”

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared on Fox News’ “The Ingraham Angle” to remark on the news that President Joe Biden’s administration had ordered airstrikes against Iranian-backed fighters in Syria. “You’ve got to protect your force, you’ve got to establish deterrence,” Pompeo told host Laura Ingraham. “We did this a couple of times, it…


The Chinese Government Has Sanctioned Mike Pompeo

The Chinese government has sanctioned former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over “crazy actions that have gravely interfered in China’s internal affairs,” according to a foreign ministry spokesman. Pompeo is on a list along with 28 other American individuals. “These individuals and their immediate family members are prohibited from entering the mainland of China, Hong…


Fewer Than 70 People Showed Up to Mike Pompeo’s Christmas Party. He Invited More Than 900.

Hundreds of invitees chose to skip Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s Christmas party. Pompeo invited more than 900 people, flouting CDC guidance on limiting personal gatherings during the coronavirus pandemic. Fewer than 70 showed up after public health officials and politicians warned the potential “superspreader” event would worsen an already precarious situation. According to two…


House Democrats Call for Investigation into Possible Hatch Act Violations at RNC

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee are calling for an investigation possible Hatch Act violations that took place during the Republican National Convention (RNC) last month. The Hatch Act prohibits public officials, with the exception of the president and the vice president, from engaging in political activity. Democrats have called on the Office of Special…


Pompeo Restricts Freedom of Movement of Chinese Diplomats in U.S. as Tensions Flare with Beijing

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced restrictions on the freedom of movement of Chinese diplomats in the United States. The announcement comes amid increasingly strained ties with China on matters of the economy, security, human rights abuses, technology, intellectual property, and public health in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Pompeo stressed that the restrictions…


Trump Says He Prefers Government Employees to Wash Pompeo’s Dishes “If His Wife Isn’t There”

In response to a question about Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recommending he fire an inspector general investigating him for improper use of government resources, President Donald Trump said he preferred for government employees to wash Pompeo’s dishes if his wife or child weren’t present, so he can continue to do his work. “And now…

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